blue sky

Definitions

  • He saw in his own mind the tall pines reach up into the blue skies
    He saw in his own mind the tall pines reach up into the blue skies
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n blue sky the sky as viewed during daylight "he shot an arrow into the blue"
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Quotations

  • Helen Hunt Jackson
    Helen Hunt Jackson
    “O suns and skies and clouds of June, and flowers of June together. Ye cannot rival for one hour October's bright blue weather.”
  • Danish Proverb
    Danish Proverb
    “The sky is not less blue because the blind man does not see it.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar%20Wilde
    “I never saw a man who looked with such a wistful eye upon that little tent of blue which prisoners call the sky.”

Idioms

Blue skies - A overly enthusiastic outlook or disposition. The sales team had blue skies projections for their deals, although not many of those deals were signed.
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Usage

In literature:

I knew not skies could burn so blue Nor any breezes blow so light.
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
Now he is up in the clouds again, Sweeping the blue, blue sky.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
Though it was winter time, the air was bright and clear, and the blue sky was speckled with fleecy clouds.
"A Boy's Voyage Round the World" by The Son of Samuel Smiles
Jim sat down, folded his arms and crossed his knees, fixing his gaze on the patch of blue sky above the building opposite the open window.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
It then took successive possession of three spaces of blue sky in the south-eastern atmosphere.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
The child in the sky-blue shift had left its play to observe the encounter.
"The Valley of the Kings" by Marmaduke Pickthall
The blue skies held not a single cloud.
"The Eyes of the Woods" by Joseph A. Altsheler
That of one is scarlet-coloured, the other sky-blue.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
With a great adoration, Bobby looked upon her slender figure held straight against the blue sky.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
And he did not know how it was, but he thought that a strange shadow had suddenly come across the blue sky.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
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In poetry:

Said the Ecologic skeleton
Keep Skies blue
Said the Multinational skeleton
What's it worth to you?
"Ballad Of The Skeletons" by Allen Ginsberg
Blue flower waving in the wind,
Say whose blue eyes
Lift up your swaying fragile stem
To the blue skies.
"Blue Flower" by Richard Le Gallienne
Fair art thou, Morna!
The sadness of thine eye
Is beautiful as silvery clouds
On the dark-blue summer sky!
"Carolan's Prophecy" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
The flecks of sunlight shift and crowd
So goldenly,
And softly faints the last thin cloud
From the blue sky.
"A Summer Day" by Mary Webb
I am the pool of blue
That worships the vivid sky;
My hopes were heaven-high,
They are all fulfilled in you.
"Peace" by Sara Teasdale
Hark to the shouting Wind!
Hark to the flying Rain!
And I care not though I never see
A bright blue sky again.
"Hark To The Shouting Wind" by Henry Timrod

In news:

Blue Sky Project and You Are Here Live on Kaleidoscope.
Trisha Brown, under Blue Sky, 2008.
Out of the Clear Blue Sky.
Blue Sky Network formed a partnership today with S4A (Solutions For Aviation), a supplier of aviation equipment and services based in El Puerto de Santa María, Spain.
Smith sees mostly blue sky.
Blue Sky Unveils HawkEyeLink, Signs with Bell.
The Grammy-winning rapper dropped a new single this week with his latest track, 'Blue Sky.
That'll be a cool $249 euro, or around $350 US, should you have the need to run a variant of Android 1.6 on the digital "i'm watch" from Italy's Blue Sky.
How USA Network Plans to Maintain Its Ratings Success and Evolve the 'Blue Sky' Format.
Blue sky helps kick off Downtown Art Festival.
Blue Sky Gallery Presents Geoffrey James and David Leventi.
REVIEWS Circa Survive, 'Blue Sky Nose.
LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN)—Blue Sky Cycles in Longmont, Colorado, closed on Monday, a result of declining sales in light of the recession.
From Blue-Sky Technology to the Real World.
Local art observers and Blue Sky fear that when the AgFirst Farm Credit Bank property is sold, Tunnelvision”.
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In science:

Hoeffding (“h” in red); Pearson (“p” in green); Spearman (“r” in sky); Kendal l (“k” in blue); Ln (“l” in black).
A nonparametric independence test using random permutations
Hoeffding (“h” in red); Pearson (“p” in green); Spearman (“r” in sky); Kendal l (“k” in blue); Ln (“l” in black).
A nonparametric independence test using random permutations
Hoeffding (“h” in red); Pearson (“p” in green); Spearman (“r” in sky); Kendal l (“k” in blue); Ln (“l” in black).
A nonparametric independence test using random permutations
Hoeffding (“h” in red); Pearson (“p” in green); Spearman (“r” in sky); Kendal l (“k” in blue); Ln (“l” in black).
A nonparametric independence test using random permutations
Hoeffding (“h” in red); Pearson (“p” in green); Spearman (“r” in sky); Kendal l (“k” in blue); Ln (“l” in black).
A nonparametric independence test using random permutations
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